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Olive oil ok as face moisturizer?

Olive oil ok as face moisturizer?

No: I think it would likely increase your risk for acne. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Moisturizing Creams Or Lotions (Definition)

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Can olive oil used as a face moisturizer? Can it cause irritation?

Can olive oil used as a face moisturizer? Can it cause irritation?

Olive oil…: …has been used for centuries as a moisturizer. Extra virgin olive oil (the first, unprocessed pressing) is recommended. Processed olive oils may irritate. Olive oil contains vitamin E & other antioxidants that should be beneficial to the skin. ...Read more

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Can I use virgin olive oil as face wash and coconut oil as moisturizer?

Can I use virgin olive oil as face wash and coconut oil as moisturizer?

You can but...: In soaps, olive oil is used for it's moisturizing capabilities, and coconut oil for its lather and cleansing properties. However, these oils have reacted and transformed during processing with lye to maximize these characteristics. Unprocessed oils may not be harmful to your skin (unless you are acne prone), but may not provide the desired results in unprocessed form. ...Read more

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I'm taking Accutane and my face is so dry! Is it okay to do an egg and olive oil moisturizing mask?

I'm taking Accutane and my face is so dry! Is it okay to do an egg and olive oil moisturizing mask?

Accutane: It is very normal for your face to get very dry on Accutane. it is ok to use lotions and moisturizers. As far as the mask you mention it sounds more like a salad dressing than a skin treatment to me. I really have no opinion on that. Why don't you call your Dermatologist and ask? ...Read more

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Is olive oil moisturizing hair spray good for the scalp and hair?

Is olive oil moisturizing hair spray good for the scalp and hair?

Will just oil it: Won't help moisturize the dead hair protein, just coat it and make if feel better to you. Keep hair and scalp clean and use good nutrition and exercise. ...Read more

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Why is the skin on my cuticles peeling? They are painful. I moisturize it every day with Vaseline & olive oil. Treatments? Prevention? Thanks

Why is the skin on my cuticles peeling? They are painful. I moisturize it every day with Vaseline & olive oil. Treatments? Prevention? Thanks

A dermatologist: can help you. Beyond that, do you have enough fat/oil in your diet? Olive oil, fish oil, coconut oil all lubricate the skin from the inside out. Please avoid lotions that contain alcohol because they are drying. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can I use a olive oil moisturizing hair spray daily with a flaky itchy scalp condition? (also using medicated shampoo twice per week)

Can I use a olive oil moisturizing hair spray daily with a flaky itchy scalp condition? (also using medicated shampoo twice per week)

Folk medicine : Try Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo for few weeks, twice week, probably you have some kind of fungal scalp condition. There are several folk medicine formulations which i don't know if it works. ...Read more